MARKETS LIVE: Sensex, Nifty open marginally lower ahead of Oct F&O expiry
Benchmark indices opened marginally lower following negative global cues ahead of October F&O expiry scheduled later in the day.
The markets, on Wedensday, ended at fresh highs with Nifty
settling above 10,300 for the first time ever and Sensex
above 33,000 following a mega recapitalisation package for banks and a Rs 7 lakh crore infra booster
Asian stocks stalled on Thursday, weighed as Wall Street shares pulled back from record highs, while the euro stretched gains ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting at which it could take a major step away from accommodative policy.
US stocks fell on Wednesday on a batch of soft quarterly earnings, with the Dow Jones
Industrial Average suffering its worst day in seven weeks after rising to a record peak the previous session.
The sentiment may be dampened after a senior North Korean official said that the recent warning from North Korea’s foreign minister of a possible atmospheric nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean should be taken literally.
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